The cooperative used ultraviolet mineralights, which were manufactured by Nigel Oliphant (a brother of the famous Australian nuclear physicist Sir Marcus Oliphant), in order to locate scheelite. Oliphant visited the Pilbara in 1951 and became a firm supporter of the movement.

Nigel Oliphant Supports the Cooperative Movement
Oliphant, Letter to the Editor

News (Adelaide), 21 November 1951, p. 15, Nigel Oliphant, letter to the editor.

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